EXECUTIVE COACH, SPEAKER AND TRAINER OBSERVES HOW PEOPLE ARE SAVING MONEY
It is not easy listening to the news -- like today when the stock market plummeted. Yet, lately I have been focusing on how people are starting to entertain themselves. A friend reports that the sales in their music store have soared...especially on Black Friday. Could it be that people have decided it is time for those lessons they always dreamed of taking?
When you visit a bookstore, there are so many people in the aisles. I don't know about you, but I have found myself curling up more with books. What a better way to escape or learn something new while people are wringing their hands in despair.
I checked in with some of my baby boomer friends. I asked them if they liked playing board games when they grew up. If I asked them on the phone, I can hear the smile in their voice. There is not one person I asked that didn't go on about how much fun they had playing with their family and friends.
From my view, it is looking like we are going back to the simple things in life AND we're enjoying it.
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People who are on top of social networking say that you should pick three groups and work with them, so that you can do them justice. It is not easy keeping up, however, I am on: